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Pak-studies MCQs for Grade 9

Following are some of the MCQs developed to assess the learning of SSC-I students in Pakistan Studies subject. The practice of these Pak-studies MCQs will help you better prepare for board exams.  Once you have attempted this quiz, you can check your answers on another page for which a link has been provided at the end.  

And here you go 

1. Which of the following acted as an immediate reason for the establishment of the All India Muslim League in 1906?

A. the Simla Deputation, 1906

B. Hindu domination of the Congress

C. Mistreatment of Muslims by the British

D. Congress’ Demand for self-government  

 

2. All India Muslim League won 1945-46 General elections both at the center and provinces.

The prime reason behind Muslim support to the league in the vote was;

A. the dynamic leadership of Mr. Jinnah.

B. the league’s struggle for a united India.

C. British support to the league in elections.

D. prior bitter experience of Congress rule.

 

3. All of the following energy sources can be used to produce eco-friendly energy EXCEPT

A. Fossil fuel

B. river water

C. Sunlight

D. sea breezes

 

4. Which of the following sectors of the economy is the largest source of foreign exchange earning in Pakistan?

A. Sports. 

B. Tourism. 

C. Agriculture. 

D. Textile Industry. 

 

5. Eucalyptus plants are types of plants whose roots go deep into the ground and deplete groundwater. 

These plants can be used to check;

A. drought.

B. waterlogging

C. desertification

D. global warming.

 

6. Identify the climatic region of Pakistan in which the city of Karachi falls. 

A. Highland Climate.

B. Low land Climate.

C. Arid Climate.

D. Maritime Climate. 

 

7. The 1937 provincial elections held under the Government of India Act of 1935 showed

A. the Congress was successful in few provinces.

B. by and large the league failed in the election.

C. the league won most of the Muslim seats.

D. major political parties boycotted the election.

 

8.  “We do not demand Pakistan simply to have a piece of land but we want a laboratory where we could experiment on Islamic principles.”

The above extract has been taken from

A. Iqbal’s Allahabad Speech 1930.

B. Jinnah’s Lahore Speech 1940.

C. Jinnah’s Islamia College Peshawar Speech 1946.

D. Jinnah’s speech to the first Constituent Assembly in 1947.

 

9. Jinnah’s Lahore Address is considered to have put an end to any future prospects of;

A. Partition of the subcontinent.

B. a united Independent India.

C. a federation of princely states.

D. the departure of British from India.

 

10. In the Provincial Election of 1937, the All India Muslim League failed to win Muslim seats.

One of the reasons for this failure of the league was 

A. its communal approach. 

B. its anti-British policy.

C. the Muslim representation in the Congress

D. an ineffective election campaign of the league.

 

11. Sir Stafford Cripps was sent by the British government to India in 1942 to win political support in the war efforts against Germany in return for a pledge of freedom after the war.

Which of the following was a feature of the freedom plan proposed by Sir Stafford Cripps in 1942?

A. A union of India with dominion status. 

B. Partition of India into two independent states. 

C. provision of the right of self-determination for the princely states.

D. Parity of representation for Muslims and Hindus at the center. 

 

12. Global Warming and Climate Change are the most urgent problems facing humankind on earth.

What can you as an individual to counter global warming?

A. Mega scale plantation

B. Use of personal transport

C. Use of public transport

D. Construction of a wind power station.

 

13. All of the following statements show the emphasis of Gandhi during his talks with Jinnah in 1944 EXCEPT

A. emphasis on looking into partition after the British departure.

B. urge on joining hands to drive the British out of India by force.

C. emphasis on accepting Hindus and Muslims as part of one Indian Nation. 

D. claim to speak on behalf of local people irrespective of religion, race, color, etc.   

 

14. Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal in his 1930 Allahabad address demanded a separate Muslim state in the Indian subcontinent.

The areas with a Muslim majority suggested by Iqbal to be part of the proposed Muslim state included

A. Punjab, NWFP, Sindh, Balochistan

B. Punjab, NWFP, Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir

C. Punjab, NWFP, Sindh, Balochistan, Bengal.

D. Punjab, KPK, Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir, Bengal.

 

15. According to Pakistan’s official estimates the total forest cover of the country is_________ percent. 

A. 5%.

B. 10%.

C. 15%.

D. 25%. 

Thank you for your interest in these Pak-studies MCQs. Now you can match your response with the answer key here 

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9 Comments

    1. 1.All India Muslim League was established in 1906. What was one of the immediate reasons for the establishment of the league?
      A. British always treated Muslims in a fair way
      B. Muslim rights and interests were protected
      C. Congress demanded reversal of Bengal Partition
      D. Hindus dominated Indian National Congress since its inception.

      2. All India Muslim League won 1945-46 General elections both at the center and provincial level. Prime reason behind Muslim support to the league in the vote was;
      A. Dynamic leadership of Jinnah
      B.the league asked for a united India
      C. British supported the league in elections
      D. Muslims had prior bitter experience of Congress rule.

      3. Pollution is a global issue which can be countered by making use of clean and environment friendly energy. Which of the following forms of energy is considered to be Eco-friendly?
      A. Thermal energy
      B. Hydel energy
      C. solar energy
      D. Nuclear energy.

      4. Which of the following sectors of economy is the largest source of foreign exchange earning in Pakistan?
      A. Sports
      B. Tourism
      C. Agriculture
      D. Textile Industry

      5. Eucalyptus plants are type of plants whose roots go deep into the ground and absorb water from the water table. These plants can be used to check;
      A. Drought
      B. Water logging
      C. Desertification
      D. Global warming.

      6. There are four main climatic regions in Pakistan. Karachi falls in;
      A. Highland Climate
      B. Low land Climate
      C. Arid Climate
      D. Maritime Climate

      7. Provincial elections conducted under the Act of 1935 in 1937 showed that;
      A. Congress was successful in few provinces
      B. By and large the league failed in the election
      C. Muslim League won most of the Muslim seats
      D. Many of the political parties boycotted the election.

      8. “We do not demand Pakistan simply to have a piece of land but we want a laboratory where we could experiment on Islamic principles.”
      Above extract has been taken from:
      A. Iqbal’s Allahabad Speech 1930
      B. Jinnah’s Lahore Speech 1940
      C. Jinnah’s Islamia College Peshawar Speech 1946
      D. Jinnah’s speech to first Constituent Assembly in 1947.

      9. Jinnah’s Lahore Address is considered to have put an end to any future prospects of;
      A. Partition of subcontinent
      B. a united Independent India
      C. a federation of princely states
      D. the departure of British from India

      10. In Provincial Election 1937 All India Muslim League failed to win on Muslim seats. One of the reasons for this failure was;
      A. League’s communal approach
      B. Anti-British policy of the league
      C. Representation of Muslims in Congress
      D. Ineffective election campaign of the league.

      11. Which of the following was a feature of the plan proposed by Cripps in 1942?
      A. Dominion status after the World War II
      B. Division of sub-continent into two states
      C. Right of self determination for princely states.
      D. Equal representation of Muslims and Hindus in Congress.

      12. Global Warming and Climate Change are the most urgent problems facing human kind on earth. What can you do at individual level to counter global warming?
      A. Mega scale plantation
      B. Use of personal transport
      C. Use of public transport
      D. Construction of a wind power station.

      13. Ghandi-Jinnah Talks held in 1944 primarily for:
      A. Supporting British government
      B. Joining hands to get rid of British
      C. Making constitution of India
      D. Hindus and Muslims as one nation.

      14. Iqbal demanded s separate Muslim state in Indian subcontinent. Which Muslim majority areas were suggested by Iqbal to be part of his proposed state?
      A. Punjab, KPK, Sindh, Balochistan
      B. Punjab, KPK, Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir
      C. Punjab, KPK, Sindh, Balochistan, Bengal
      D. Punjab, KPK, Sindh, Balochistan, Kashmir, Bengal.

      15. The total forested are in Pakistan is almost ______of the total land area.
      A. 5%
      B. 10%
      C. 15%
      D. 25%

  1. 3. Pollution is a global issue which can be countered by making use of clean and environment friendly energy. Which of the following forms of energy is considered to be Eco-friendly?

    A. Thermal energy

    B. Hydel energy

    C. solar energy

    D. Nuclear energy
    Sir what is the key here?

    1. The item has been modified. Thank you Arshad for the highlight.

      3. All of the following energy sources can be used to produce eco-friendly energy EXCEPT

      A. Fossil fuel

      B. river water

      C. Sunlight

      D. sea breezes

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